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5 Ventures Founded by Women That You Should Check Out

September 21, 2016






Folks, I am a big supporter of women in tech and nonprofit ventures like the Women Startup Challenge that showcases women-led startups. This is important because women still make up only a quarter of the tech industry workforce. And women who work in computer and mathematical occupations make 84 cents to every dollar a man earns, according… Read more »

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Does Your Neighbor Have the Right to Vote? And Other Questions This Election Cycle

September 12, 2016






Hey, with the election right around the corner, voting's more important than ever, but getting folks to vote is an ongoing effort. It's up to all of us to ensure the integrity of our voting process by getting registered and encouraging everyone who's able to vote. We've also gotta work to block efforts that prevent… Read more »

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Victor: EK-FM youth radio presenter

From Barriers to Benefits: Impact of Community Radio in Western Kenya

September 2, 2016






Earlier this year, we shared a blog post about overcoming barriers to tech and community radio in Western Kenya. This is a follow up about the impact of community radio on Mfangano Island from the folks at Organic Health Response… This year, the Ekialo Kiona Suba Radio (“EK-FM”) officially received a radio license by the… Read more »

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How Culinary Programs Replace Homelessness, Addiction, and Incarceration in DC

August 23, 2016






It's important that we're giving back to communities in need. And my take is that it's most important for people to put food on the table, and then a roof over that table. To help facilitate this, I supported the DC Central Kitchen. One way I did that was to help 'em get some new… Read more »

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New Infographic reveals poll data about Americans' perception of voting in the US.

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Did you know that only 7% of investor money goes to women-led startups? Here’s why funding women startups is a really good idea.

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How much money do crowdfunding campaigns raise on average for nonprofits? What are best practices for doing crowdfunding right?

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